Today Last Day To Get Discount On Taxes

December 31, 2008

Today is the last day to pay your Escambia County real estate and tangible personal property taxes and save a little money. A three percent discount is available on those taxes, but only if you pay up by the close of business Wednesday.

In order to receive the three percent discount and have your tax payment receipted with a December date, payment must be:

· received in the Escambia Tax Collector’s office by close of business December 31;

· made on the tax collector’s web site by midnight December 31; or

· made on our after-hours automated telephone (800) 601-1055 by midnight December 31.

Additionally, payments mailed with a December 31 postmark or left in the tax collector’s 24‑hour drop boxes after hours on that date will receive the three discount but will be dated in January.

Drive thru service is available at all locations except Century; 24‑hour drop boxes are available at all offices.

You may check the status of your taxes and pay online at www.escambiataxcollector.com. You also may get automated information on Tax Talk at 438‑3299. If you have any questions, call the tax collector’s office at 438-6500, ext. 252.

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